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STRP Biennial 2015 by Raw Color, The Netherlands

Opinion by Richard Baird.

Branding by Raw Color for Dutch art, technology and experimental pop culture festival STRP 2015.

STRP brings together art, technology and experimental pop culture, and connects these to a broad audience, and through its light art, interactive art and robotic performances, lectures, workshops, music and film events, offers a glimpse into the future. This culminates with the STRP biennial, an indoor art and technology festival that provides visitors with an opportunity to experience the extent to which new technology reaches into popular culture, the arts, and their everyday lives. This year’s biennial took place in Eidenhoven, hosted over 29,00 guests, and featured a visual identity created by graphic design studio Raw Color.

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Google 2015

Opinion by Richard Baird.

New Google Logo, Logotype, Wordmark 2015

The search engine and tech giant Google has just launched the latest version of its logotype alongside a new icon and dot animations. The change sees a move away from serif flourishes and embracing the current favour for the reductive qualities of a geometric, monolinear sans-serif. It also features some better letter spacing, an improved x-height and heavier characters whilst carrying over its distinctive and convivial colour palette and tilted e.

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The Best of BP&O — August 2015

Curated by Richard Baird.

The Best of BP&O — August 2015

August’s highlights included Bob Design’s work for binding specialist Bubu, End Of Work’s brand identity for fast food restaurant Iron Grill, and Maud’s brand identity and campaign work for The University Of Sydney. However, there were five projects that stood out and have made it into BP&O’s Best Of Series, a feature that brings together the most interesting and unusual projects published on the site each month for another opportunity to be seen and shared.

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The Best of BP&O — Business Cards No.9

Curated by Richard Baird.

  The Best of BP&O – Business Cards No.9

The ninth collection of business cards reviewed and published on BP&O. Between them, these highlight how colour, type, form and texture contrast, delivered through a combination of graphic design, material choice and print finish, contribute to a distinctive and communicative brand identity. As with earlier sets, this selection includes illustration, uncoated and coated boards, coloured papers, surface embosses and foils. Featured studios include Inhouse, Richards Partners, Spin and Mind Design.

This post was published as a quick way to browse through BP&O’s content and gain access to older but equally interesting projects through different themes, in this case business cards, and expands upon previous posts under the category The Best of BP&O. This series can be subscribed to here.

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